|Brian Bain - 05-Jul-2007 - Katrina's Jewish Voices - Jewish Women's Archive|
An Oral History narrated by Brian Bain on July 5, 2007, in New Orleans, LA, conducted by Rosalind Hinton for a joint project by the Jewish Women's Archive partnered with the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) to capture the voices and experiences of members of the Jewish communities of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast communities during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. For more information, see katrina.jwa.org/about#about-oral-history.
Keywords: Jewish Women's Archive; Institute of Southern Jewish Life; Oral History; Rosalind Hinton; Brian Bain; Hurricane Katrina; 2005; 'Hurricane Katrina; 2005'; Anecdotes; Disaster relief; Evacuation of civilians; Louisiana; New Orleans; Natural disasters; Marriage; Parenting; Judaism; Community; Touro Synagogue (New Orleans; La.)
|Nathan Rothstein - 22-Jul-2007 - Katrina's Jewish Voices - Jewish Women's Archive|
Nathan Rothstein, interviewed on July 22, 2007, was born in Boston in 1984. When Nathan was one a half, his family moved to the Sde-Boker kibbutz in Israel for a year while his father researched Arab Jews and their migration to Israel. The family then settled back in the Boston area. Judaism was a strong component in Nathan’s childhood. He attended the Rashi School and later attended Hebrew school and was Bar Mitzvah-ed at Temple Emunah in Lexington, MA...
Keywords: Jewish Women's Archive; Institute of Southern Jewish Life; Oral History; Rosalind Hinton; Hurricane Katrina; 2005; Hurricane Katrina; 2005 Social aspects; Disaster relief; Politics & government; Massachusetts; Social justice; University of Massachusetts; Amherst; Phoenix of New Orleans; Young Urban Rebuilding Professionals; Tulane/Gravier Neighborhood
|Carol Smokler - 13-Aug-2007 - Katrina's Jewish Voices - Jewish Women's Archive|
Carol Smokler, a psychologist and philanthropist who greatly contributed to the New Orleans relief effort, was interviewed by Jayne Guberman on August 13th, 2007. A long-time activist for Jewish causes, she has worked with Hillel, the Federation, UJC, the JCC and others, in addition to raising three children in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This interview focuses on her extensive work with the Emergency Relief Committee on Katrina aid, particularly their community partnerships and the decision-making p...
Keywords: Hurricane Katrina; 2005 Anecdotes; Hurricane Katrina; 2005 Political aspects; Bush; George W. (George Walker); 1946-; Philanthropy; Psychology; Hillel Foundation; Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston; Emergency response; Touro Synagogue (New Orleans; La.); White House Administrative Office (U.S.); Second Harvest (Organization); Sinai Temple (New Orleans; La.); Astrodome (Houston; Tex.); Post-traumatic stress disorder; Mitzvah Corps; Avi Chai Foundation; Tulane University; FEMA Emergency Management Institute; AEPi; YMCA; Mental health counseling; Rabbis; Bat mitzvah Anecdotes; CJF; Hillel Foundation; JCC; Soviet Union; Disaster relief; Chabad Lubavitch (Organization); Search and rescue operations; Angel Flight; Inc. (airlift relief group); National Organization for Jewish Family Services; Jewish Funders Network; MAZON (Jewish hunger relief organization)